Educational Foundations, 2nd Edition
- Leslie Kaplan
- William Owings
- ISBN-10: 1133603092
- ISBN-13: 9781133603092
- 608 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2011
- COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS, Second Edition, explains today's schools for those who are trying to picture themselves within the education profession. College students taking their first education course often do not see how foundations topics connect to their future careers. This book addresses that “disconnect” by making educational foundations topics relevant and personally meaningful to both young learners and mature adult learners-while also offering the comprehensive scope, scholarly depth, and conceptual analysis of contemporary issues that many professors expect. This new edition includes a greater emphasis on InTASC and Common Core State Standards, and incorporates a number of new features that enable students to gain a realistic and insightful perspective of the field.
"[This book provides] a very solid background that every educator needs to read in order to understand how education works in America-where we've come from and where we are going." - D R Wilson, Houston Baptist University
— D R Wilson
Part I: PROFESSIONAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS.
1. So You Want to Be a Teacher?
2. Teaching as a Profession.
3. Philosophy of Education.
Part II: HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS.
4. The History of American Public Education.
5. Education Reform: 1900 to Today.
Part III: SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS.
6. Competing Goals of Public Education.
7. Cultural, Social and Educational Causes of the Achievement Gap and How to Fix It.
8. Diversity and Cultural Assets in Education.
Part IV: LEGAL, POLITICAL, AND FISCAL FOUNDATIONS.
9. Teachers, Ethics, and the Law.
10. School Governance and Structure.
11. School Finance
Part V: CURRICULAR AND INSTRUCTIONAL FOUNDATIONS.
14. Standards, Achievement, and Accountability.
15. Best Practices for Effective Schools.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
An online Instructor's Manual accompanies this book. It contains information to assist the instructor in designing the course, including sample syllabi, discussion questions, teaching and learning activities, field experiences, learning objectives, and additional online resources. For assessment support, the updated test bank includes true/false, multiple-choice, matching, short-answer, and essay questions for each chapter.Online PowerPoint® (ISBN-10: 1285445287 | ISBN-13: 9781285445281)
These vibrant Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides for each chapter assist you with your lecture by providing concept coverage using images, figures, and tables directly from the textbook.Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access (ISBN-10: 1285978099 | ISBN-13: 9781285978093)
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